Mitchell is a Small School by Design with enrichment experiences facilitated by Hubbard Street Dance, Old Town School of Music, OpenBooks, and Adventure Stage Chicago. We are also part of the Critical World Language Program designed to immerse all students in Chinese culture and Mandarin language.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

418

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.Katherine B Solimine Welsh
Principal

Amanda Malsch
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:15 AM-03:15 PM
School Hours
7:45 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
49, 65, 66
CTA Train
Blue
Metra
Milwaukee District North (MD-N), Milwaukee District West (MD-W), North Central Service (NCS)

Demographics ?


Asian
1.2%
Black
13.2%
Hispanic
46.2%
White
35.4%
Other
4.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
45.0%
Limited English
13.2%
Mobility Rate ?
4.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
7.2%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Half Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
36th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
48th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
36th
4th
17th
5th
68th
6th
35th
7th
15th
8th
34th
All
36th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
59th
4th
66th
5th
61st
6th
3rd
7th
61st
8th
91st
All
48th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
92nd
3rd
83rd
4th
79th
5th
91st
6th
90th
7th
83rd
8th
89th
All
87th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
69th
3rd
83rd
4th
81st
5th
83rd
6th
78th
7th
67th
8th
88th
All
78th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? VERY STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 1.3 1.3 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 20.8% 8.2% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.0 days 1.2 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 95.7% 96.1% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 97.1% 96.8% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 80.4% 81.4%
Teachers 77.4% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 35.6%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Animation/Cartoon 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Bookmaking 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Dance 
  • Drawing 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Photography 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Violin/Strings 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Scholastic
  • Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) 
  • Algebra 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Aerobics 
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Bicycle 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Exercise 
  • Fitness Basics 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2017
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017